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CodeNA8620
Dates1918-
Person NameStanford; Derek (1918-); poet and literary critic
SurnameStanford
ForenamesDerek
Epithetpoet and literary critic
ActivityDerek Stanford was educated at Hammersmith, London. He began working as a lawyer then served in the non-combatant corps of the army during the Second World War. After the war he found work as a literary journalist writing for 'The Scotsman' and other papers. He published several works of literary criticism, some with Muriel Spark, and also had some of his own poetry published.
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